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Ruth Wills Funeral Sermon – Revelation 21:3-7 February 9th 2024 / The Master’s Plan

Ruth Wills Funeral Sermon – Revelation 21:3-7 February 9th 2024 / The Master’s Plan

Crescent Road Cemetery in Strasbourg, Saskatchewan / Rev. Howard Ulmer / Friday February 9th 2024: Season of Epiphany / Revelation 21:3-7 “Master’s Plan” “I heard a loud voice speaking from the throne: ‘Now God’s home is with mankind! He will live with them and they shall be his people....


Marlene Elizabeth Leir Funeral Sermon – Ephesians 3:14–21  January 25th 2024 / Jesus, Family and Faith

Marlene Elizabeth Leir Funeral Sermon – Ephesians 3:14–21 January 25th 2024 / Jesus, Family and Faith

Marlene Elizabeth Leir Funeral Sermon -Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Thursday January 25th 2024: Season of Epiphany / Ephesians 3:14–21 "Jesus, Family and Faith" For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named,...


William (Bill) Wendel Funeral Sermon – Matthew 28:16–20 January 20th 2024 / What is Life After Death Like?

William (Bill) Wendel Funeral Sermon – Matthew 28:16–20 January 20th 2024 / What is Life After Death Like?

William (Bill) Wendel Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday January 20th 2024: Season of Epiphany / Matthew 28:16–20 "What is Life After Death Like?" Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when...


Lorraine Kathleen Paul Funeral Sermon – John 10:14-18, 27-30 January 13th 2024 / I am Jesus’ Little Lamb

Lorraine Kathleen Paul Funeral Sermon – John 10:14-18, 27-30 January 13th 2024 / I am Jesus’ Little Lamb

Lorraine Kathleen Paul Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday January 13th 2024: Season of Epiphany / John 10:14-18, 27-30 “I am Jesus’ Little Lamb” [Jesus says] "I am the Good Shepherd. I know My own and My own know Me, just as the Father knows Me and...


Alive in Christ / Revelation 7:2–17 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 5th 2023 / All Saint's Day (Observed) / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Alive in Christ / Revelation 7:2–17 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 5th 2023 / All Saint's Day (Observed) / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Sunday November 5th 2023: Season of Pentecost, All Saints Day (Observed) / Revelation 7:2–17 “Alive in Christ” Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, with the seal of the living God, and he called with a loud voice to...


Richard John Mehling Funeral Sermon – Colossians 3:16–17 October 23rd 2023 / This is My Song

Richard John Mehling Funeral Sermon – Colossians 3:16–17 October 23rd 2023 / This is My Song

Richard John Mehling Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Monday October 23rd 2023: Season of Pentecost / Colossians 3:16–17 "This is My Song" “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and...


Michael & Helen Bloos Funeral Sermon – Matthew 6:25–34  October 21st 2023 / Today & Tomorrow in Christ

Michael & Helen Bloos Funeral Sermon – Matthew 6:25–34 October 21st 2023 / Today & Tomorrow in Christ

Michael & Helen Bloos Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday October 21st 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 6:25–34 “Today & Tomorrow in Christ” “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor...


Friedrich (Fred) Becker Funeral Sermon – John 14:1–7 October 11th 2023 / We and Jesus

Friedrich (Fred) Becker Funeral Sermon – John 14:1–7 October 11th 2023 / We and Jesus

Funeral Sermon for Friedrich (Fred) Becker - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Wednesday October 11th 2023: Season of Pentecost / John 14:1–7 "We and Jesus" “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many rooms. If it were...


Allan Massier Funeral Sermon – Matthew 28:16–20; Psalm 23; Ephesians 2:8–10 August 4th 2023 / Life along the Road

Allan Massier Funeral Sermon – Matthew 28:16–20; Psalm 23; Ephesians 2:8–10 August 4th 2023 / Life along the Road

Funeral Sermon for Allan Ivan Massier / Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday August 4th 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 28:16–20 "Life along the Road" Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw Him...


Sylvia Walter Funeral Sermon – Matthew 23:37–39 June 9th 2023 / Gathered Together

Sylvia Walter Funeral Sermon – Matthew 23:37–39 June 9th 2023 / Gathered Together

Sylvia Walter funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday June 9th 2023: Season of Pentecost / Matthew 23:37–39 "Gathered Together" [Jesus said,] “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often would I...


Connected to Love, Life and loved ones - Ruth McKim Funeral Sermon - Romans 8

Connected to Love, Life and loved ones - Ruth McKim Funeral Sermon - Romans 8

Mount Olive Lutheran Regina · Ruth McKim Funeral Text: Romans 8Theme: “Connected to Love, Life and loved ones” ___________________________Intr – Dear family and friends, what if separation would never have to happen? What if would be possible to be close to our loved ones, keeping the...


Jenine Marie Ruth Huxted Schepens Funeral Sermon – Isaiah 25:6–9, 1 Corinthians 15:51-54 & Matthew 11:25-30 May 27th 2023 / Promises of God

Jenine Marie Ruth Huxted Schepens Funeral Sermon – Isaiah 25:6–9, 1 Corinthians 15:51-54 & Matthew 11:25-30 May 27th 2023 / Promises of God

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday May 27th 2023: Season of Easter / Isaiah 25:6–9 "Promises of God"          On this mountain the LORD of hosts will make for all peoples                  a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wine,                  of rich...


Beatrice Joy McMillan Funeral Sermon – Psalm 40, Romans 8:24-25, 28 & John 11 May 6th 2023 / Joy and Hope

Beatrice Joy McMillan Funeral Sermon – Psalm 40, Romans 8:24-25, 28 & John 11 May 6th 2023 / Joy and Hope

Beatrice Joy McMillan funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday April 6th 2023: Season of Easter / Psalm 40 "Joy and Hope"           I waited patiently for the LORD;                     He inclined to me and heard my cry.           He drew me up from the...


Rev Donald A Koch Funeral Sermon – Matthew 6:33 May 5th 2023 / I Wish You Well

Rev Donald A Koch Funeral Sermon – Matthew 6:33 May 5th 2023 / I Wish You Well

Rev Donald A Koch funeral - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Rev. Todd Hoeffs / Friday May 5th 2023: Season of Easter / Matthew 6:33 “I Wish You Well” “But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”  May God fill you all with great...


Minnie Schmidt Funeral Sermon - Hebrews 13:6–8 May 1st 2023 / The Lord is My Helper

Minnie Schmidt Funeral Sermon - Hebrews 13:6–8 May 1st 2023 / The Lord is My Helper

Minnie Schmidt Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Monday May 1st 2023: Season of Easter / Hebrews 13:6–8 “The Lord is My Helper” We [in Christ] can confidently say,          “The Lord is my helper;                     I will not fear;           what can man...


Marjorie Devon Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23:1-3 April 28th 2023 / The Lord is My Shepherd

Marjorie Devon Funeral Sermon - Psalm 23:1-3 April 28th 2023 / The Lord is My Shepherd

Marjorie Devon Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Terry Defoe / Friday April 28th 2023: Season of Easter / Psalm 23:1-3 "The Lord is My Shepherd" My message this morning is based on the 23rd Psalm. I'm reading verses 1 to 3, where the Psalmist says:                The Lord...


Anne Weisbrod Funeral Sermon - John 14:1-7 April 15th 2023 / At Home in Christ

Anne Weisbrod Funeral Sermon - John 14:1-7 April 15th 2023 / At Home in Christ

Anne Weisbrod Funeral Sermon - Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Saturday April 15th 2023: Season of Easter / John 14:1-7 "At Home in Christ" “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in Me. In My Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I...


Comfortable Dissonance in Christ / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / April 9th, 2023/ Easter Sunday

Comfortable Dissonance in Christ / Pr. Lucas Andre Albrecht / April 9th, 2023/ Easter Sunday

Mount Olive Lutheran Regina · Audio - 23 - 04 - 09 - Sermon Easter Sunday SERMON NOTES Matthew 28:1-10Theme: “Comfortable dissonance in Jesus”___________________________Intr – Welcome to Cognitive Dissonance Sunday!          Now let me do you. You’d probably be now whispering to...


Reconciled to God by the Death of His Son / John 19:16–30 & 2 Corinthians 5:17–21 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday April 7th 2023 / Holy Week, Good Friday in the Season of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Reconciled to God by the Death of His Son / John 19:16–30 & 2 Corinthians 5:17–21 / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday April 7th 2023 / Holy Week, Good Friday in the Season of Lent / Mount Olive Lutheran Church

Mount Olive Lutheran Church / Pr. Ted A. Giese / Friday April 7th 2023: Holy Week Good Friday in the Season of Lent / John 19:16–30 & 2 Corinthians 5:17–21 “Reconciled to God by the Death of His Son” [Pilate] delivered [Jesus] over to them to be crucified. So they took Jesus, and He went...


Lenten Exchange “Shall I Not Drink The Cup” - John 18:10-11 Week Five

Lenten Exchange “Shall I Not Drink The Cup” - John 18:10-11 Week Five

WASCANA Circuit 2023 Lenten Exchange Week Five: Pastor Lucas Albrecht preaches Pastor Ted Giese's sermon on The Searching Question of Lent, “Shall I Not Drink The Cup” - John 18:10-11 John 18:10–11 Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest’s servant and cut off...